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I had a fever on Friday night with a high temperature and vomitting. It's 4 days now and my appetite still isn't right. I am drinking plenty of fluids. How long more will it take for virus to wash out of my system?

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replied June 30th, 2014
Cold, Flu and Viral Infections Answer A48071
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High grade fever with vomiting is more likely a bacterial infection of you GI Tract (but its not a rule). and for that case you need antibiotics. It is highly recommended that you visit a physician so he can properly perform following tests

1) Full Blood Count
2) Serum Electrolyte as vomiting disturbs minerals of your blood
3) assess your hydration status
4) Stool examiation
5) U/S abdomen to look for some other cause of vomiting

and if it comes out to be a bacterial infection then you will need a 7 or 5 days course of antibiotic. and if its viral infection then just keeping your hydration status correct will be enough.

Hope this is answer to your question

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